NEW YORK CITY — Luke Bryan’s right hand hovers above a Samsung tablet in his Times Square hotel room as he uses a stylus to squiggle his autograph over and over again.

The sun gleams on his white bed linens, still crumpled from last night’s sleep. The slumber came after a long day of performing songs from his new album, both at the crack of dawn on Good Morning America and well into the evening at an intimate showcase inside cramped Irving Plaza, a ballroom-style venue smaller than the stadiums he sells out on tour

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An afternoon in Luke Bryan’s hotel room, where music and apps collide